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  • Blog
    Sun, 22 Dec 2019
    ArticleThe Jewish Festival of Light

    Today at sundown begins Hanukkah – the Jewish festival of light. Hanukkah commemorates the rebellion and victory of a small and poorly armed group of Jews over the powerful army of Syrian king Antiochus who had brought Judea under his control and subsequently outlawed Judaism, desecrated the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and violently... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 20 Dec 2019
    ArticleThe Effect of the Climate Crisis on Women

    Intersections International holds special ECOSOC Consultative Status at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. This membership shares a space with several international organizations working to fight against gender discrimination and help solve the global climate crisis, as well as many other pressing societal... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 17 Dec 2019
    ArticleThe Voices of Israel and Palestine

    I’ve just returned from an 11-day trip to the Holy Land, which was a collaboration among RCA Women’s Transformation and Leadership, RCA missionaries Sally and Josh Vis, and PhD candidate and RCA minister Dustyn Keepers. We climbed Mt. Arbel and walked the Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem. We visited archaeological sites of Qumran... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 12 Dec 2019
    ArticleSeventy-One Years of Human Rights: Equality in...

    Tuesday, December 10th, marked the 71st anniversary of Human Rights Day. This year’s theme is “Youth Standing Up for Human Rights.” The youth are the future. Raising them to respect one another despite differences in religion, skin tone, and cultural background, and sexuality is key in creating a safer and more... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 11 Dec 2019
    ArticleJourney to the Al Hajar Mountains

    "He led you through the great and terrible wilderness, with its fiery serpents and scorpions and thirsty ground where there was no water; He brought water for you out of the rock of flint.” (NASB) Deuteronomy 8:15 I was reading Deuteronomy as we drove into the mountains. I’d been in Oman’s capital city, Muscat,... more...

  • Blog
    Sun, 1 Dec 2019
    ArticleWorld Aids Day

    On December 1,1988, World Aids Day became the first ever global health day to be commemorated annually. The AIDS movement evolved into an advocacy mission with a global reach that continues to have significant impact on the history of social justice and activism. A report from NPR states that by the mid 1980’s, President Ronald... more...

  • Blog
    Wed, 27 Nov 2019
    ArticleJoyful Expectation and Preparation at Advent

    Happy Advent (video) Our devotional provides scriptural excerpts, meditations and prayers for all four Sundays in Advent. We created it with the firm understanding and belief that all people should have access to spiritually affirming texts to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.... more...

  • Blog
    Tue, 15 Oct 2019
    ArticleOur Global Melting Pot

    On the international day that commemorates girls, Intersections gathered together an intimate group of stakeholders to hear about the work of two global humanitarians transforming the lives of those in their communities. Rev. Derrick Jones, Supervisor for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) Mission in Africa and Oman was incredibly... more...

  • Blog
    Thu, 3 Oct 2019
    ArticleOctober 3rd and the Power of Telling Stories...

    I had the honor and privilege of serving as a missionary and social action worker for the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in partnership with the Waldensian and Methodist Church in Naples and Sicily, Italy from 2014 to 2018. A year later, I still look back at that period of time with widespread wonder, righteous anger and intense love,... more...

  • Blog
    Fri, 13 Sep 2019
    Article008 // re:form

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